Kerry: Russia seeking 'pretext to invade' Ukraine

US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia on Tuesday of looking for a "pretext" to invade Ukraine after taking de-facto control of the ex-Soviet state's strategic Crimea peninsula. Duration: 00:56 Mar 5, 2014

London exhibition shows Vikings not just violent warriors

Vikings were not just violent warriors but also craftsmen, traders and explorers, a new exhibition at the British Museum reveals. At the centre of the exhibition is a 37-metre long Viking warship, the longest ever discovered. Duration: 00:52 Mar 5, 2014

Arab-Israeli Islamist jailed for inciting violence

An Israeli court sentenced firebrand Islamic preacher Sheikh Raed Salah Tuesday to eight months in prison for inciting Muslims to violence over Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque. Duration: 00:59 Mar 5, 2014

John Kerry paid tribute to fallen Ukrainians in Kiev

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kiev Tuesday for talks with Ukraine's new interim government, and paid his respects to the victims killed during clashes in Independence Square. Duration: 00:47 Mar 5, 2014

Hamas rejects Egypt court ban of Palestinian movement

A Cairo court banned Tuesday the Palestinian Hamas movement from operating in Egypt, tightening the noose around the militant rulers of the blockaded Gaza Strip amid a crackdown on Islamists. Duration: 00:43 Mar 5, 2014

Putin says Russian intervention in Ukraine is legitimate

Vladimir Putin on Tuesday denied that Russian troops were operating in the Ukrainian Black Sea region of Crimea, while insiting that sending Moscow's forces to Ukraine would be a legitimate move but also a last resort. Duration: 00:55 Mar 5, 2014

Pistorius leaves court after second day of trial

A key witness in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial wept in court on Tuesday, saying she still relives the "terrifying screams" heard from his home the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed. Duration: 00:51 Mar 5, 2014

Confidence remains after artificial heart patient dies

French Health Minister Marisol Touraine says she remains confident in all medical professionals, following news a man died two and a half months after receiving an artificial heart made by French firm Carmat. Duration: 00:58 Mar 5, 2014

Geneva motor show set to kick off on Thursday

The Geneva Motor Show is set to kick off on Thursday on an optimistic note as the long-suffering European car market appears to finally have swerved out of the slow lane. Duration: 00:40 Mar 4, 2014

Ukrainians confront Russian troops at Crimean bases

On the day Russian soldiers took over the Belbek military base in Crimea and fired shots at approaching Ukrainian soldiers, Ukrainian demonstrators gathered at the nearby military base in Kerch to proteste. Duration: 01:00 Mar 4, 2014